Student Recruitment Advisor

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Summary of duties

The role holder will work within the Student Recruitment and Support Centre in Scotland to register and process fee grant applications for students. The main responsibilities are:

* To undertake administrative and operational processes, including registering students with a variety of payment methods and dealing with financial support.

* To work as part of a flexible operation to enrol students within agreed timescales. To work to a rota as part of a Work Force Management System to ensure that all activity is dealt with promptly and effectively and within agreed Service Levels

* To access, utilise and update university systems and databases, in order to maintain student and enquirer records including qualification and module records & personal details, and follow agreed operating procedures.

Person specification

Requirements (E = Essential/ D = Desirable)

Education, qualifications and training


* GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above, or equivalent

* Ability to write clearly and appropriately in English.


* Some familiarity with finance administration or processes

Knowledge, work and other relevant experience


* Recent experience of working in a customer facing environment.

* Relevant office experience, including use of Microsoft office packages.

* Experience of processing documents accurately


* Recent experience of working within a higher education environment.

* Experience of working to personal, team and organisational targets.

* Experience of working in a multi-channel environment and coping with high volumes of work to annual deadlines

Personal abilities and qualities


* Good organisational skills: including the ability to cope with heavy workloads and repetitive tasks and to meet deadlines, working productively and accurately in a high pressure environment.

* An ability to deal with and follow documented information and procedures: using initiative in problem-solving, whilst recognising boundaries.

* Strong IT skills: especially use of standard Microsoft Office packages.

* Flexibility: including adaptability to changing circumstances, duties, work practices and systems and a commitment to ongoing development with the ability to demonstrate a rapid understanding of newly presented information.

* An understanding of team working and the ability to work as part of a team.

* An understanding of Equal Opportunities issues and a commitment to equal opportunities and diversity.

* Commitment to excellent customer service.

* Commitment to and role model for the University values.


* Ability to use customer relationship management system.

Role specific requirements e.g. Shift working

The post holder will be required to work between the hours of 08.30 - 17.30 Monday to Friday and as directed by business demands (subject to change).

* Please note that leave in the busy peak periods is severely restricted. Current peak periods are mid August to late October
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